SMRT expands fleet of Prius Hybrid taxis [News]
By Paul Lim, TODAY, 23 Aug 2014
Starting next month, 400 new Prius Hybrid SMRT taxis will be hitting the roads. And by next March, another 300 will be added, bringing the total number of such taxis in SMRT’s fleet to 1,300.
Together with the company’s existing 99 eco-friendly Hyundai Azeras, they will account for more than a third of SMRT’s entire taxi fleet of 3,800.
“The new hybrid vehicles demonstrate SMRT’s strong commitment to provide environmentally-friendly modes of transportation to Singapore roads. These technologically-advanced taxis will offer our passengers quieter and smoother rides, while guaranteeing a cleaner and greener ride,” said Mr Benny Lim, managing director of SMRT Roads, in a statement yesterday.
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